"The Failure" is a short drama. The film is included in our
program to illustrate the work of Billy
Bitzer, a star of Silent Hall of Fame.
A man becomes despondent after losing his job. Later he meets a woman, who
is determined to help him get back on his feet.
D.W. Griffith Cinematography by Billy Bitzer Starring
Wilfred Lucas, Dorothy Bernard, Lily
Cahill, Donald Crisp Distributed by
Biograph Company Release date
December 7, 1911 Country
United States Running time
Copyright Disclaimer Under Section
107 of the Copyright Act 1976:
"Allowance is made for
"fair use" for purposes such as criticism, comment, news reporting,
teaching, scholarship, and research. Fair use is a use permitted by copyright
statute that might otherwise be infringing. Non-profit, educational or personal
use tips the balance in favor of fair use."